Articles by Peter Kellner

Our final London elections poll shows Boris Johnson defeating Ken Livingstone in the run-off vote for Mayor YouGov’s final London elections poll for the Evening Standard shows Boris Johnson defeating Ken Livingstone in the run-off vote for Mayor by 53-47% - the same margin by which he won four years ...
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Hollande is on course for 54-46% victory in round two, explains Peter Kellner as YouGov tracks French Presidential Election Had France completed its presidential election on a single day, Francois Hollande would now be President-elect, having defeated Nicolas Sarkozy in the run-off vote by 54-46%. This is YouGov’s projection, based ...
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With just two weeks until London's mayoral election, recent polling for the London Evening Standard shows Boris Johnson on course to remain mayor, but puts Labour ahead in London assembly With just over two weeks to go until London’s mayoral election, YouGov’s first weekly campaign poll for the Evening Standard ...
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Granny tax, pasties, Bradford and petrol: Peter Kellner analyses the recent dramatic events in politics and draws conclusions from our latest data Both of the main party leaders may be tempted to follow Millicent Martin’s Saturday night injunction on the BBC almost half a century ago: 'That was the week ...
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Peter Kellner considers our latest poll on same-sex marriage and is struck by the public's attitude towards David Cameron I should not have been surprised, for only last week I reported on our detailed survey that showed how most of us thought that our political system had a terrible reputation ...
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Peter Kellner finds that most of us think that Britain’s welfare bill is too large, that they suspect millions of people of lying to claim benefits, and that we are divided on whether we can still afford to pay state pensions to the better-off This article appears in the March ...
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Peter Kellner is a journalist, political commentator, and President of YouGov. See Peter's full bio